The Federal Circuit's remand ruling Monday that a Biosig Instruments Inc. patent asserted against Nautilus Inc. is not indefinite, the same conclusion it reached before the U.S. Supreme Court changed the indefiniteness test last year, shows that the new standard likely won't cause the spike in invalidity findings that some expected, attorneys say.
Former Bryan Cave LLP transactional lawyer Harvey Newkirk pled not guilty Monday to charges of helping a client fraudulently obtain more than $8 million in bank financing to acquire Maxim magazine and trying to fraudulently obtain $34.5 million more.
Former Foundry Networks Inc. executive David Riley was sentenced on Monday to 6 1/2 years in prison for passing inside tips about the computer equipment company to a hedge fund analyst, but vowed to appeal in light of the Second Circuit’s decision in U.S. v. Newman.
Harvey R. Miller, a pioneering bankruptcy lawyer who wielded vast influence over the evolution of modern U.S. restructuring law during nearly half a century at Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP, has died, his firm announced Monday. He was 82.
The trustee managing the wind-down of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC reached a settlement Friday totaling $11.1 million with three groups of defendants alleged to have received more than $58 million in fictitious profits from the Ponzi brokerage.
The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Monday to hear Spokeo Inc.’s challenge to a Ninth Circuit order reviving a Virginia man’s proposed class action accusing the “people search engine” of violating the Fair Credit Reporting Act by publishing bogus information about him.